Work Style is changing — the COVID-19 pandemic has normalized remote work. Many workers in Hong Kong experienced Work From Home (WFH) since 2020. Some companies decided to let employees to work away from the office for long term, even after the pandemic.
But many employees are facing challenges and unexpected health problems such as back, neck and shoulder strain because their set-up at home is not an ideal working environment. These difficulties are negatively impacting their health, work and productivity.
If you would like to design a conducive home office environment, here are some WFH furniture must-haves that could boost your productivity!
1. Ergonomic Office Chair
Working at home may lead to awkward sitting postures. Therefore, one of the most important parts of creating a healthy home office is to have an ergonomic chair. When you search ergonomic chair in Hong Kong, you may found many results and choices. You should the one have responsive ergonomic support and adjustable functions including seat height, seat depth, armrest position and more. Adding headrest and lumbar support can help support your neck and back.
2. Height-adjustable Desk
Work standing or work sitting. Having this flexibility is healthy, inspiring and efficient for home office. No more adapting your work style to the desk, now the height-adjustable desk adapts to your work style. Move the surface of the desk up or down quickly and with ease, creating the optimum positioning for you when it's needed.
3. repiroue – mix of standing and sitting
It is important to change your posture to best suit the task at hand. Okamura developed “repiroue”, a perfect combination of sitting and standing, which is a new style of work posture. It’s similar to standing but less strenuous on the bac. Weight is suitably distributed between soles of the feet and the seat. Stress on the lower back is less than when sitting while stress on the feet is less than when standing.
4. Desk Lamp
Insufficient lighting can put a strain on your eyes and more likely to experience tiredness and loss of focus. Desk lamp with task-lighting can provide the correct amount of light directed towards tasks.